Richland police stop stolen car on I-182

Richland police stop stolen car on I-182
RICHLAND POLICE DEPARTMENT NEWS RELEASE -- On 4/23/14 at 12:47 PM, Richland Police observed a 1993 Nissan Pathfinder traveling south on George Washington Way near Swift. The vehicle had been reported stolen out of Kennewick. Officers stopped the vehicle on I-182 near the Columbia River Bridge.

The vehicle was occupied by two females, later identified as Angela Allen who was driving and Kristina Miller, the passenger. They were both taken into custody without incident. After being taken into custody, Miller was found to be possessing a substance believed to be methamphetamine. Allen stated that the vehicle was loaned to her by another person. The vehicle has been impounded and officers are seeking a search warrant.

Allen was booked into the Benton County Jail on a 72-hour investigation hold for possession of a stolen vehicle. Miller was booked into the Benton County Jail on a 72-hour investigation hold for possession of a controlled substance. The investigation is continuing.